Recap - Akron Defeats Eastern Michigan 70-62
|Recap - Akron Defeats Eastern Michigan 70-62|
Akron grabbed a 70-62 win over Eastern Michigan on Wednesday, behind a 16-point effort from Brian Walsh at EMU Convocation Center.
Akron won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 10.5-point spread.
Akron got 14 points from Nick Harney and another 12 points from Zeke Marshall. Alex Abreu contributed 9 assists, while Demetrius Treadwell cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Eastern Michigan got a 11-point performance from Glenn Bryant, who was supported by 10 points from Anthony Strickland. Anthony Strickland had 4 assists in a losing cause for Eastern Michigan, while Da'Shonte Riley grabbed 7 rebounds.
Akron hit the break leading 29-26 before taking care of business in the second half.
Akron won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-26.